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Lockheed Martin Acquires Assets of CDL Systems Ltd.


Latest Mergers & Acquisitions News
And the Winner Is? Google, Once Again!
Up, up and away in Google's air force. (April 14, 2014)

On the Hunt for Assets, Aesynt Grabs Up Health Robotics
Aesynt announces acquisition of Health Robotics (April 03, 2014)

Globus Medical Acquires Excelsius Surgical
Globus Medical, Inc. has acquired Excelsius Surgical, which is developing a robotic surgical aid. (February 06, 2014)

Is This a Robotics Play? Google Buys Again for $400M!
Google:And then there were none… (January 26, 2014)

KUKA Takes 51% of Reis Robotics with Option for 100%
What a month of December for KUKA! (December 18, 2013)

Yum, Google Gobbles Up yet Another
Eight companies gobbled up in eight months is not the kind of thing decided on by scribbles on a restaurant napkin. (December 15, 2013)

FANUC Merger Consolidates American Companies
The robotics, automation and CNC supplier has created a new company, FANUC America Corp. (December 10, 2013)

PaR Systems Acquires Elements of CAMotion Inc.
PaR Systems Acquires Elements of CAMotion Inc. (December 06, 2013)

Inside Google’s Latest Series of Acquisitions
Google acquires at least 7 companies in a big bet to capitalize on robotics. (December 06, 2013)

And Now for Something Completely Different: GoogleBots!
Google, Rubin and their band of seven may rewrite what it means to be a robot. (December 06, 2013)

SunPower Announces Acquisition of Greenbotics, Inc.
Expands energy services with robotic solar panel cleaning that reduces water usage, improves LCOE (November 06, 2013)

Battelle’s Bluefin Robotics Buys SeeByte Software
Acquisition after five years of working together (October 10, 2013)

Stryker Acquires Mako in $1.65B Pricey but Strategic Buyout
Will dilute Stryker’s adjusted earnings by 10 cents to 12 cents a share. (September 25, 2013)

AV&R Vision & Robotics and IMAC Automation form AV&R Aerospace
The merger brings completely automated production to aerospace assembly in Canada. (June 20, 2013)

Yaskawa Motoman Acquires Agile Planet
The Motoman Robotics Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. acquires Agile Planet, Inc., a provider of intelligent software products for industrial robots. (June 18, 2013)



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